Science (Group B) Program

Science (Group B) program is a School-based program for students who are interested in the fields of Chemistry and Life Science. This program is designed to suit students from diverse education backgrounds and to cater the needs and aspirations of individual students. It provides an invaluable opportunity for students to have a deeper understanding of the world and themselves before they decide on their majors.  


Under School-based admissions, students admitted into Science (Group B) program upon completion of the first year of study will enroll into one of the following degree programs:

  • BSc in Biochemistry and Cell Biology (BCB)

  • BSc in Biotechnology (BIOT)

  • BSc in Biotechnology and Business (BIBU)

  • BSc in Chemistry (CHEM)

  • BSc in Ocean Science and Technology (OST)


At the end of the first year of studies, students admitted from Science (Group B) program can also apply for transfer into the International Research Enrichment (IRE) program, or opt for Environmental Management and Technology (EVMT) program, Individualized Interdisciplinary Major (IIM) program or Dual Degree program in Technology and Management (DDP-T&M).


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